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Definition of the adjective paroxysmal

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  1. accompanied by or of the nature of paroxysms

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease (2012)

by Evelyn B. Kelly

Prevalence Rare; affects between 1 and 5 per million people Other Names hemoglobinuria, paroxysmal;

However, the Dutch physician Enneking coined the long term “paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria” in 1928, and this descriptive ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

a type of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia usually initiated by a premature atrial complex and sustained by an atrioventricular nodal reentry mechanism. A vagal ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

paroxysmal. nocturnal. dyspnea. Sleep disorders Dyspnea several hours after a patient with severe and decompensated CHF falls asleep, due to fluid accumulation in lungs, usually relieved by a short period of sitting up; PND may be sudden ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Paroxysmal movement disorders are characterized by sudden and short-lived ( paroxysmal) dyskinesias, including choreoathetosis, dystonia, or both. These conditions can be hereditary or secondary to a variety of neurological disorders.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders (2010)

by Charles Pollak, Michael J. Thorpy, Jan Yager

paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea Term ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

parotidectomy 1339 paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (PND) parovarium.

See paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. paroxysmal AV nodal reentry tachycardia [Gk, paroxysmos, irritation; L, nodus, knot; Gk, tachys, fast, kardia, heart], a type ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Paroxysmal Dyskinesias 1585 three other genes are involved in this transfer. A number of mutations in the PIG-A gene, which led to partial or complete GPI deficiency, have been observed in PNH patients. In some patients, multiple erythroid ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders (2011)

by Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr., EdD, ABPP, ABPN, Chad A. Noggle, PhD, ABN, Raymond S. Dean, PhD, ABPP, ABN, ABPdN

Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia and generalized seizures: Clinical and genetic analysis in a Spanish pedigree. Neuropediatrics, 33(6) ...

Google previewDictionary of Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation, Resynchronization, and Arrhythmias (2007)

by David L. Hayes, MD, Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD

paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrilla- tion that terminates spontaneously without the need for cardioversion. Episodes may be numer- ous and often arise from the pulmonary veins. paroxysmal atrial ...

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Scrabble value of P3A1R1O1X8Y4S1M3A1L1

The value of this 10-letter word is 24 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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